Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker put Hemp in the News last month by signing a bill legalising hemp production in the state.
Adam Kuczer, a member of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Board of Directors, is hoping that the DATCP, (Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection), is timely in making suitable regulations and permits, so that Wisconsin farmers can make an informed decision on whether or not to grow the crop.
Kuczer, along with other farmers, need to get the regulations pinpointed before making the decision on which way to go. Growing for hemp seeds is an obvious direction to go, but many are looking at growing the crop to rejuvenate an industry in the state from the 1950’s, when hemp was grown for the making of fibers.
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